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Questions that arise when placing cameras on cops

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New tiny cameras are starting to be worn by police officers across the U.S. — roughly 3,000 of 18,000 law enforcement agencies are using or trying out these cameras and the numbers are expected to grow exponentially as technology has become more...

Ohio-based Goodyear Unveils Blimp’s Replacement

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The next generation of the well-known Goodyear blimp is getting ready to take flight as the Ohio-based company retires its current fleet of airships. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. says the helium-filled airship unveiled Friday at an Akron-area hangar is...

Returning Ohio State Students Cautioned On Mumps

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University students are being warned to take precautions against the mumps as they head back to classes. University and public health officials are warning students, faculty and staff in emails, posters and social media to do their part to keep...

Visitors To Northeast Ohio National Park Decrease

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The number of Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) Valley National Park visitors has slipped, dropping the northeast Ohio spot from 10th to 11th among the most-visited U.S. national parks. The park between Cleveland and Akron drew 2.1 million visitors last...
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De La Soul talks free downloads, new music at SXSW

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Get ready for a lot of new De La Soul music. The classic hip-hop group says will issue a new mixtape in the next week or so and is working on two full albums the trio hopes to release later this year. A little more than a month...

Lawmaker Wants Task Force To Examine Airport Board

HEBRON, Ky. (AP) — A northern Kentucky lawmaker has proposed appointing a task force to review and possibly recommend changes to the structure of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport Board. The Kentucky Enquirer (http://cin.ci/Pp64Bm) reports Rep. Addia Wuchner...
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Food pantries on the rise at US college campuses

AP Photo/Frank Eltman STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Days after biology major Gillian Carll arrived at Stony Brook University last fall, she encountered a young woman on a bench outside her dormitory who said she had nothing to eat. “I was just like, `Oh, my gosh!’ I...
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Tensions rise in Ukraine as referendum nears

A Ukrainian woman, who is a member of the district electoral committee, holds a ballot box during preparations for Sunday’s referendum at a polling station in Simferopol, Ukraine, Saturday, March 15, 2014. Tensions are high in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, where a...
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Jason Collins signs for rest of season with Nets

AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Collins has been signed for the rest of the season by the Brooklyn Nets. The NBA’s first openly gay player had finished his second 10-day contract, which meant the Nets had to sign him for the remainder of the season if...

17 To Plead To Drug, Gun Crimes In Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 17 members of an alleged gang with 2-decade-old roots in Columbus are preparing to plead guilty to drug dealing, illegal weapons possession and money laundering charges. Prosecutors say the gang, dating to the 1990s, distributed drugs...